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Aliyah Blessings 


The Erev Rosh Hashanah Service, ushering in the New Year, will also include elements of a Seder that Rabbi Amita Jarman will be adding into the Service.

Seder means “order” in Hebrew, but what Seder or any gathering of Jews could occur without food? 

If you would like this Service to be a more immersive experience in spite of its zoominess, gather the following food items in advance and have them at the ready:

1) Wine or grape juice
2) Apples & honey
3) Dates
4) A pomegranate
5) Beets
6) A round challah

Something Special for Erev Rosh Hashanah

Help Support Temple Beth Shalom


Dear Friends of Temple Beth Shalom, 

At this extraordinary time, we are committed to our mission to support Reconstructionist Judaism in Mechanicsburg, PA and beyond.  Our building is closed, but we are still in operation.

For now, all of our services, including High Holiday Services, will be available in a virtual environment to everyone who wants to participate, without charge. 

We can make this offer because of the generous donations of our members and friends.  Please take a moment to consider donating to Temple Beth Shalom, so we can continue our efforts.

Please send any checks to: Temple Beth Shalom, P.O. Box 346, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.  You can also donate via Paypal or credit or debit card, by clicking here: